Month: April 2017

Reasons For Consulting And Signs That A Building Needs Underpinning

Underpinning is the process that involves the building of an extension of a building`s foundation or increasing the breadth of a building for the purposes of strengthening the building. This can be done to buildings which have weak bases or foundations as a result of a change of the structure of the soil where the building rests or to simply strengthen the originally built foundation. Other factors that can make the foundation of a building be rebuild or strengthened include instances of thunderstorms which shake can shake a building or move it from the original setting.

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Underpinning is achieved by the use of jet grouting or the use of micro piles. Underpinning can also be achieved by strengthening the soil around the foundation of a building by adding grout or using scientifically manufactured products like urethane engineered products. The main objective for doing underpinning is making the base where a …